Online Safety

Helping our children through something we are not familiar with is often very challenging as a parent.  Below are some websites that provide relevant information and some specific safety tools that you may find helpful.


Website by Vodafone, Parenting Place and Netsafe that provides knowledge, guidance & support for parents regarding digital safety.

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Commonsense Media

A website that provides independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media, along with many other resources.

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Net Safe

The Netsafe goal is to help New Zealand internet users stay safe online.

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Safe Surfer

This is a downloadable tool that blocks harmful websites, protects your computers and runs 24/7.

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Supporting Your Child's Learning

As whānau you play a big part in your child's learning every day, and you can support and build on what they learn at school too.

This section has Ministry of Education information and tips on getting involved in your child's reading, writing and mathematics learning while they are in years 1-8 at school. There is a page for each year level to help you understand the National Standards and how you can support your child's learning at home.